Tuesday , 20 February 2018

Valuation Review

Valuation Review

Tax law effects on Realtors, appraisers

The enactment of a new tax law may cause small-business owners and appraisers who own their own business to rethink how they do things. What do these individuals need to know and prepare for when it comes time to file their taxes? Valuation Review spoke with the Appraisal Institute’s Government and External Relations Director Bill Garber who offered detailed insight …

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Repealing fees not significant, REVAA says

In June 2017, there was a proposal to repeal the regulation requiring the New Jersey Department of Banking and Insurance to publish in the state register a survey of third-party appraisal fees. Valuation Review reached out to Real Estate Valuation Advocacy Association Executive Director Mark Schiffman for an explanation of the issue and its impact on appraisers. Read on to …

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ASC posts AMC Registry information

The Appraisal Subcommittee of the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council has posted in the Federal Register a proposed informational piece. This piece pertains to the AMC Registry. Read on for more details from the document. Via:: ASC posts AMC Registry information       

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KeyStoneB2B facilitates flood zones for banks, mortgage lenders

KeyStoneB2B announced new flood zone determination services through an expansive network of providers. KeyStoneB2B simplifies loan origination for mortgage lenders by identifying the highest quality, most reliable ancillary products, including flood determination providers with advanced pricing capabilities. Read on to learn more. Via:: KeyStoneB2B facilitates flood zones for banks, mortgage lenders       

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LoanLogics analyst warns of imminent volatility

The year 2018 is shaping up as a year of volatility for the residential mortgage industry, with originations plunging as interest rates rise in response to $1 trillion reductions in asset purchases by central banks, according to LoanLogics Analyst Les Parker. Read on to find out what additional predictions Parker says are on the horizon. Via:: LoanLogics analyst warns of …

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Appraiser shortage inevitable, book says

The demand for more appraisers in the real estate industry continues to go up while the supply is declining. A new book, though, may provide helpful guidance for the appraisal profession. Read on for more details. Via:: Appraiser shortage inevitable, book says       

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Chief appraiser talking more hot topics for 2018-Part II

Valuation Review continues its conversation with Computershare Property Solutions Chief Appraiser Tony Pistilli, formerly of Pacific Union Financial. Pistilli talks about several matters appraisers will be keeping an eye on in 2018. Read Part II of this feature to learn more. Via:: Chief appraiser talking more hot topics for 2018-Part II       

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Staff appraisers give their views-Part II

At the Appraisal Summit & Expo in Las Vegas, staff appraisers, led by William Fall Group CEO William Fall and CoreLogic staff appraiser Senior Leader, Tracy Sanderson, discussed the many challenges that appraisers could be facing in 2018. They also talked about why staff appraisers are heavily recruited. Valuation Review sat in on this conference session. Read Part II of …

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